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170 Star Starred
Egyptian Theatre
at N Las Palmas Ave 6712 Hollywood Blvd. Hollywood, CA 90028
323-461-2020
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*Double Feature: *

_The Hustler _

1961, 20th Century Fox, 135 min.

Paul Newman is unforgettable as pool shark Eddie Felson who shakes his loser persona when heartless gambler George C. Scott teaches him the psychology of winning. Eddie realizes too late that obsessive victory over the unbeatable Minnesota Fats (Jackie Gleason) is empty, since the cost is the destruction of his crippled alcoholic lover (Piper Laurie), in this intense, back-alley poem by director Robert Rossen. [35mm]

Carrie

1976, MGM Repertory, 97 min.

Director Brian De Palma strikes exactly the right note between empathy and horror in this yarn of Carrie (Sissy Spacek), a teen misfit who becomes so unglued after being repeatedly victimized by sadistic classmates and religious-zealot mom Piper Laurie that her latent telekinetic powers kick in, resulting in a blitz of gory, vengeful carnage. Enormously popular on its original release, Carrie remains one of the best adaptations from a Stephen King novel. With John Travolta, Amy Irving, Nancy Allen, P.J. Soles. [35mm]

American Cinematheque Film Screenings at Egyptian Theatre Cleopatra's New Year's Eve Ball Descanso Gardens: Enchanted Forest of Light <em>CHILL</em> <em>L.A. Zoo Lights</em> American Ballet Theatre's <em>The Nutcracker</em> Knott's Merry Farm Movie Ticket 4-Pack for Theaters Near You Long Beach Ballet: <em>The Nutcracker</em> <em>The Hot Chocolate Nutcracker</em> <em>A Cinderella Christmas</em> <em>Cirque Musica Holiday Spectacular</em>